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They have a deal right now for a 30GB SSD for only $35. I was wondering what I could fit on here. Could I get windows and maybe SC2 on it? Thanks if anyone can respond.

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I have my stuff on a 40gb, I have to be careful but it's not that bad.

I think you could make 30gb work. That's barely over $1/gb, incredible deal. I'd buy it.
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post #3 of 39
30gb is enough for an OS install, but not much more. You could probably fit SCII on there as well, but nothing else.
    
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As long as its enough for the OS, then I'm happy.
    
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post #5 of 39
64-bit W7 with Hibernation and Paging File disabled requires around 15GB.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by `br4dz- View Post
30gb is enough for an OS install, but not much more. You could probably fit SCII on there as well, but nothing else.
That includes Adobe products (they install 80% of their stuff to C, even if you tell it to install somewhere else).
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post #7 of 39
It is more than enough for an OS install. You would need a seperate drive for your other LARGE programs/games and what not.

Steam would need to be installed on a seperate drive in order to have enough space for large games as well. That's if you use steam, but who doesn't at some point?
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don't forget you're not actually getting 30gb. its alot less after format
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post #9 of 39
You need to be careful, with W7 64bit installed on my SSD and all of my programs installed to my Raptor X, it still manages to dip to 9GB of free space for some reason. I would recommend at least a 40GB drive.
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post #10 of 39
Actually im pretty sure the OS (Windows 7) itself takes up 30gb. Considering SCII is probably around 6-10 gigs you won't be able to fit it on there. Just the 30gb for OS. I might be wrong though. that's the least you can use.

When I installed my 500gb HDD it took up 90Gb.

OT: Wish I could snag that SSD. Even if it is only 30Gb.
Edited by brobanmanx2 - 7/21/11 at 2:14pm
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